The world now will have to wait until next month to learn the identity of Alitalia's savior as the Italian government decided to hold off until at least mid-January to determine with whom to negotiate the sale of its 49.9% stake. One day after the AZ board opted to defer its own vote to Friday while it waited for an analysis from Citigroup (ATWOnline, Dec. 19), the office of Prime Minister Romano Prodi announced that the government "will evaluate the claims made by the board . . . [and] ...

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